Resources by Subject → Primary

Cult of Pedagogy

This is a powerful blog post about thinking critically about the literacy programs. The blog posts good over specific criteria for good literacy programs with printable checklists/resources for educators to print and think critically about their own work.

Cult of Pedagogy

TVO Power Hour of Learning

This website has a lot of videos made by educators focused on hands-on, practical lessons for the classroom based on various curriculum areas. Lots of engaging lessons that can be brought into the classroom right away with resources.

TVO Power Hour of Learning

Scope and Sequence of Expectations Relating to Treaties and Land Claims 2020

This document outlines the scope and sequence of learning for Ontario students, and will help the classroom teacher create learning experiences to meet these.

Scope and Sequence of Expectations Relating to Treaties and Land Claims 2020

Ontario Curriculum, Elementary: Native Languages

Looking for resources for teaching Native Languages? The Ontario Government provides support documents and resource guides for teaches of Native Languages in Ontario.

Ontario Curriculum, Elementary: Native Languages

Art Gallery of Ontario: Art Anywhere, Anytime

Art at the AGO is always here for you to inspire, imagine and create! On this page you will find resources and activities to help teachers build visual literacy while developing skills in observation, interpretation, critical thinking and creativity…remotely! Also check out Learning Resources for Families and Everyone.

Art Gallery of Ontario: Art Anywhere, Anytime

Royal Conservatory of Music: Teaching Music online webinar series

This website offers several pre-recorded webinars covering teaching music online, adapting lessons to online, differentiating the lesson, technology, resources, and more. Many tools and techniques can be applied to elementary classrooms.

Royal Conservatory of Music: Teaching Music online webinar series

English Learner Institute for Teaching and Excellence

A website with a lot of free information and content focused on literacy education. A specific focus on the power of read-alouds and the impact they can have on all students and their literacy development. On the website, there are a lot of toolkits, lesson plans and professional development materials available for free.

English Learner Institute for Teaching and Excellence

A Brief Guide to Noticing

A simple video that really will help young learners consider how they can be present and see all of the small kind actions that make a difference in someone’s life. Great video that helps younger students consider what it means to ‘notice’ and be present.

A Brief Guide to Noticing

SlidesMania

A great website with lots of Google Slides templates to be used to teach various different subjects and lessons.

SlidesMania

Eco-Inquiry

This is a great website by a Canadian teacher focused on environmental education and sustainability through an inquiry and equity lens. The website is full of relevant and age-appropriate resources connected to the Canadian curriculum. There are choice boards, inquiry games and book recommendations.

Eco-Inquiry